Why is Embossing an Excellent Marking Process?

Why is Embossing an Excellent Marking Process?

Embossed tags are becoming more and more popular. The raised image creates a long lasting and durable solution for a wide variety of environments, and an economical way to produce variable data information. What is Embossing? Embossing is a permanent marking process used to create a raised design in a metal surface. A design is pressed into a metal nameplate...

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Brass Blank Tags: Durable & Versatile

Brass Blank Tags: Durable & Versatile

Brass is an alloy of copper and zinc, giving the material some unique and desirable properties. In addition to having a stand-out appearance, brass is also a very durable metal. This makes it useful in industrial environments from manufacturing facilities and construction sites to energy plants and mines. Brass tags and nameplates are used by a wide range of organizations...

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Anodized Aluminum: The Basics

Anodized Aluminum: The Basics

Anodized aluminum is a form of aluminum that has been subjected to treatments, giving it an excellent surface finish with high durability. These treatments are carried out electrochemically to produce an anodic cover developed and grown from the material itself. The fact that the anodized layer is fashioned from the aluminum makes it a single unit and is thus not...

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Selecting the Correct Thickness for Blank Tags

Selecting the Correct Thickness for Blank Tags

There are a wide range of blank tags in various sizes, shapes, materials, and colors. One element that is often not accounted for is the blank tag thickness. How do you know which thickness to use? It comes down to two factors: the usage application, and the process used to mark the information. Applications Knowing how your tags will be...

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Attach Your Blank Tags with These 3 Methods

Attach Your Blank Tags with These 3 Methods

You ordered your blank tags, marked them with your custom information, and now it’s time to use them. Metal nameplates must be attached to equipment, machinery, tools, or anything else you need marked. Otherwise they don’t really serve a purpose. Mounting Holes The “standard” attachment method for metal identification is direct mounting via holes. When shopping for blank tags, you...

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